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Future Proofing the Financial Sector

The news that EU regulators plan to implement a Volcker Rule style regulation has been met with understandable resistance. Banks across Europe are arguing that any rule which aims to curb proprietary trading, specifically those trades facilitated by customer deposits, would impact on market liquidity and ultimately curtail GDP growth.

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An Important Step

ThinkGrid’s acquisition by Colt is an important step ahead for the company and our desired position in the cloud market. With cloud computing continuing to be one of the most hyped subjects in IT and the consumerization of IT being the single most influential technology trend of this decade; this venture will bring us and…

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Oppenheimer 15th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference

On 15th August 2012 Morten Singleton, VP Investor Relations, presented at Oppenheimer’s 15th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference in Boston. Morten provided an overview of Colt’s business and the outline investment case in a presentation entitled “An Introduction to Colt”.

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Colt Acquires Fidelity Telecom Limited (“Fidelity” trading as “ThinkGrid”)

13 August 2012 Colt Group S.A. is pleased to announce that it has completed the purchase of 100% of the share capital of Fidelity Telecom Limited an unrelated, privately owned company based in the United Kingdom. Fidelity, which trades under the ThinkGrid name, is an international enabler of cloud computing that equips IT providers with…

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Strengthening the opportunity for SMEs and Cloud

It’s with great pleasure that Colt has announced the acquisition of the Cloud platform provider ThinkGrid. This venture will allow Colt to offer an entirely new level of cloud-based services through our indirect sales channels while also giving ThinkGrid’s partners and customers access to Colt’s large infrastructure of twenty data centres and high-speed network.

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Deployment of a new Modular Data Centre in Paris

Colt recently deployed a new 1,000 m2 modular data centre space at our flagship site south of Paris to meet increasing data storage demand in France. Weighing a combined 550 tonnes, the modules were pre-fabricated in the UK and shipped a thousand kilometres to their final destination, where they were assembled on site.

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BYOD in practice

My colleagues and I recently attended the CIO summit in Kilkenny where we spent 2 days with over 60 CIOs from enterprises across Europe.

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Colt launches flexible pricing packages for business customers making fixed line calls across Europe

Colt Voice Freedom offers cost savings over traditional flat fee fixed voice pricing

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Make the most of voice communication systems, lower costs and improve quality

The demand for growth amidst the current economic climate across Europe has called for cost efficiencies and streamlining within all aspects of the business portfolio. A vital blood-stream to the modern organisation competing successfully in this rapidly evolving economic landscape is a high-quality voice communication system which customer service teams and internal collaboration efforts rely…

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Our journey towards Network Programmability

Luke Broome, Colt’s CTO, recently said “Investing into network programmability is an important step towards delivering integrated network and compute services and helps keep Colt at the forefront of innovation. This evolving model brings the network closer to the applications and will enable our customers to flex and consume their managed IT and network services…

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Finally, evidence that high speed trading makes markets stronger

Since 2010’s infamous “flash crash”, High Frequency Trading (HFT) has been under the continuous gaze of the financial services regulatory authorities. HFT’s ability to enable large numbers of high speed trades made it the prime suspect when the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 1,000 points in a matter of minutes, before quickly recovering. According to…

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Colt deepens its European presence in Spain

Colt has announced the expansion and enhancement of its network infrastructure in Spain.

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